Patrolman Anton Zapolsky

Patrolman Anton Zapolsky

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 30, 1934

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Anton Zapolsky

Patrolman Anton Zapolsky was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had broken into a car near Wacker Drive and Clark Street.

He and his partner observed the man being chased by other officers. Patrolman Zapolsky and his partner apprehended the fleeing offender but the man suddenly drew a revolver and shot Patrolman Zapolsky.

Patrolman Zapolsky succumbed to his wounds three days later. The subject was shot and killed by other officers.


  • Age Not available
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  • Badge 5369

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, July 27, 1934
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

foot pursuit, larceny

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Rest in peace Patrolman Zapolsky.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 8, 2021

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